Translation of alimentary in Spanish:

alimentary

Pronunciation: /ˌæləˈmentəri; ˌælɪˈmentəri/

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) alimenticio alimentary canal o tract tubo (masculine) digestivo
    More example sentences
    • Indeed, the visitors enact the alimentary behavior of the oasis dwellers, but in so doing, they experience their own civilized difference from and advantage over the ‘natives.’
    • Total parenteral nutrition is a preparation of nutrients given via intravenous infusion to patients, of any age, who cannot feed normally through the alimentary tract.
    • Mammalian examples are the intertwining of the alimentary and digestive systems or the reproductive and excretory systems, which often require medical intervention.

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Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.